The 117th Boston Marathon takes place today. Here are some key facts you’ll want to know:
The course: The point-to-point route extends from Hopkinton to Boston, ending at the finish line on Boylston Street in front of the Boston Public Library.
Mobility Impaired: 9 a.m.
Wheelchair Division: 9:17 a.m.
Handcycles: 9:22 a.m.
Elite Women: 9:32 a.m.
Elite Men & Wave One: 10 a.m.
Wave Two: 10:20 a.m.
Wave Three: 10:40 a.m.
Hopkinton: Closes at 7 a.m., reopens at 1 p.m.
Ashland: Closes at 7:30 a.m., reopens at 1 p.m.
Framingham: Closes at 8:45 a.m., reopens at 1:30 p.m.
Natick: Closes at 8:45 a.m., reopens at 2 p.m.
Wellesley: Closes at 8:45 a.m., reopens at 2:30 p.m.
Newton: Closes at 9 a.m., reopens at 3:30 p.m.
Brookline: Closes at 9:30 a.m., reopens at 4:30 p.m.
Boston: Closing times vary, reopens at 6 p.m.